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    That 'Indiana Jones 5' Movie You Didn't Want Probably Won't Happen Now That George Lucas Is Retired

    Nobody knows better how to milk a franchise until it's creatively bankrupt than George Lucas. Having driven "Star Wars" down the wormhole of prequels, animated spinoffs, video games and more, taking it straight into oblivion, it seemed the Indiana Jones franchise was next on his list. As if enduring...

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    Isaiah Washington To Co-Star In Play About Richard Pryor

    Isaiah Washington will be co-starring and playing multiple roles in the play Unspeakable, which is described a "dramatic fantasia" on the life and career of comedy icon Richard Pryor, in a new production of the play in Chicago, for a limited 8-week engagement at the Royal George ...

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    4 Women Directors in Competition at 2012 Venice International Film Festival

    Contrary to the folks at Cannes who seem to not be able to find any women directed movies for their competition, Alberto Barbara has gotten 4 films with women directors (or co-directors) in the competition.

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    'Welcome To The Punch' With James McAvoy Gets March 15, 2013 U.K. Release Date

    For fans of gritty British crime dramas, of which there are many, Eran Creevy’s “Welcome to the Punch” looks very promising. It’s got a top-notch cast of talent including James McAvoy, Mark Strong, David Morrissey, Andrea Riseborough and Peter Mullan, and a pretty crackerjack story, with the ingredi...

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    Watch: Porn Isn't So Fun In Trailer For 'About Cherry' With James Franco, Heather Graham & Dev Patel

    When making a film about a seedier career path – for instance, stripping in Steven Soderbergh’s excellent summer fling “Magic Mike” – it’s important to approach the topic with a delicate and nuanced touch. Our writer on the scene at Berlinale 2012 didn’t exactly find that to be the case with porn ca...

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    The Public Shaming of Kristen Stewart

    Yesterday, the highest paid film actress, Kristen Stewart, -- she of Twilight fame -- released a very bizarre press release apologizing to her boyfriend and Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson for her indiscretion with her Snow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders.

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    Exclusive: William Friedkin Talks Making 'Killer Joe,' The Problem With Exorcism Movies, 'Sorcerer' & Much More

    Deep fried, dangerous, obscene, hilarious and hugely entertaining, while not for the faint of heart, William Friedkin's "Killer Joe" proves the director hasn't lost the energetic spirit that put him on the map in the 1970s with films like "The French Connection" and "...

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    Tory Kittles Joins Cast Of Antoine Fuqua's 'Olympus Has Fallen'

    Tory Kittles has been around for a little bit, but I'd say his name has come up on this site in the last 6 months, more than it has in the previous 3 years since S&A was created.

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    New Pics Of Andy Serkis & Martin Freeman In Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'

    While the decision is yet to come down on whether or Warner Bros. and Peter Jackson will embark on additional shooting to create "The Hobbit: Cashing In" aka a third movie in the upcoming series of the films (we hope the director reads our open letter), they haven't kept their eyes off...

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